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Kano PDP: Supreme Court Rules In Favour Of Abba Kabir-Yusuf




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The Supreme Court has confirmed Engineer Abba Kabir-Yusuf as the authentic governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state.

The Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour led panel dismissed the appeal of an aspirant for the PDP’s governorship ticket, Ibrahim Ali-Amin.

The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal in Kaduna which held that Yusuf was not joined as a party in the suit by Ali-Amin.

Naija News reports that Ali-Amin had challenged the nomination of Kabir-Yusuf at a Federal High Court in Kano.

He argued the PDP failed to conduct a proper primary in October 2018.

Delivering judgement, the High Court ordered that fresh primary election should be conducted by the PDP.

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However, the Appeal Court, while striking out the ruling of the High Court, held that Yusuf was not joined in the suit.